Rented garden ideas – 10 ways to make your backyard your own

With the right rented garden ideas, you can still make an outdoor space enjoyable to use, even if you can’t make big changes. Renting your home doesn’t mean you can’t truly make it your own – you just need to get creative with how you go about it. It’s easy to add personal touches to your outdoor space without upsetting your landlord.

From potted plants to outdoor lighting, here’s 10 backyard ideas to spruce up a tired-looking rented space into somewhere you’ll want to spend time this summer.

Rented garden ideas you can take with you if you move house

1. Use potted plants to incorporate greenery

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If your backyard lacks green space, potted plants are a particularly good option for urban gardens. This will allow you to add flowers, texture and color to your outdoor area without needing to dig anything up, or if your backyard space is completely concrete.